Industry News

Removing snow from athletic fields

October 16, 2018

Believe it or not, winter is coming sooner than we’d like. This means it is time to start looking at what you can do NOW to prepare for winter weather

Preparing for the STMA Student Challenge

October 16, 2018

The Student Challenge is presented in partnership with the SAFE Foundation, Founding Partner Hunter Industries, and supporting sponsor Ewing. Each year students from 2-year and 4-year colleges and universities across

Davis Diamond named Turface Athletics/NFCA Field of the Year

October 16, 2018

Texas A&M softball’s state-of-the-art Davis Diamond was named the Turface Athletics/National Fastpitch Coaches Association Field of the Year, the NFCA Awards Committee announced Friday. The top stadiums in the nation were

New STMA bulletin available on best mowing practices

October 8, 2018

STMA is developing a series of bulletins addressing Best Management Practices (BMPs) that can be implemented at your facility to reduce your environmental impact. Mowing Best Management Practices addresses mowing

Washouts, football and concerts can’t keep Toyota Stadium from having a top playing surface

October 8, 2018

An article in by Jon Arnold quotes Allen Reed, CSFM, FC Dallas director of stadium grounds, and makes for an interesting read. After a long lightning delay last Saturday night,

October 15 deadline to apply for STMA awards, grants, scholarships

October 8, 2018

In college in a turfgrass management program? Submit for a SAFE Scholarship, including the Dr. Watson scholarships sponsored by The Toro Company. Worked as an intern last summer? Get reimbursed $1000

New Tottenham stadium features grow lights and two surfaces

October 8, 2018

According to, the football club, in partnership with SGL, SCX and Hewitt Sportsturf, has developed a world-first integrated pitch grow lighting system that is now in operation at its

Free webinar: The Martian Meets MacGyver

October 4, 2018

Wednesday, October 10 “Begin with a problem and end with a solution.” – Stephen Hamilton

On Wednesday, October 10, Stephen Hamilton, Sports Complex Maintenance Coordinator for the City of Peoria Arizona will

Register for 2019 STMA Conference in Phoenix now

October 2, 2018

Registration to the 2019 Conference in Phoenix, AZ opened Monday. Take advantage of the lowest registration rates by registering online. Go to, login at the top of the page,

What level are your reels?

October 2, 2018

Blogger Stephen Tucker, Tucker Equipment Management, Winter Garden, FL has interesting take here on what level turf techs keep their mower reels: “The subject that is king of debate is on